Aptitude is as ability – innate or acquired- to benefit by a certain type of training. Aptitude can also mean ability to learn to do something.
Thus when we talk of aptitude, we predict what a person can do in future and hence aptitude testing is the key factor while making important choices related to careers and occupations.
Some of the vital uses of aptitude tests are:
- To identify key strengths of an individual
- To help make a sound and informed career decision
- To select of applicants for particular courses